[Twisted-Python] dynamic FTP realm

Itamar Turner-Trauring itamar at futurefoundries.com
Mon Oct 1 11:52:22 EDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:38 AM, Paul Wiseman <poalman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I made an api for the web requests- the call isn't so straightforward, all
> the information is sent in POST formatted a certain way and there's also a
> credentials part with a token and other bits with secrets used to auth the
> request. So for instance I call the list dir method in the api and get back
> a Response type object based on the web response. Is there still way I can
> defer the returning of that web call, or would I need to tear the api apart
> to use twisted deferred objects internally? or is this something Agent
> could deal with?

Agent could certainly deal with this; alternatively, if you're using a
blocking API you could use deferToThread (make sure the function you call
that way doesn't touch any global state or call any Twisted APIs.)

Itamar Turner-Trauring, Future Foundries LLC
http://futurefoundries.com/ — Twisted consulting, training and support.
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